Patrick Yip is an International Tax Partner at Deloitte China. He specializes in US international taxation, China/Hong Kong cross-border taxation and M&A transactions. His clients include some of the world’s largest private equity funds, sovereign funds and multinational companies. He also advises high-net worth individuals on multi jurisdictional trust and estate planning, in particular in the IPO context.
Patrick has worked in San Francisco (at another Big 4 firm’s International Tax Group) and at Deloitte US’ Washington National Tax Office (International). He regularly speaks at seminars and conferences and is widely published and frequently interviewed by the press. He has been involved in tax policy discussions with both the Hong Kong and Chinese tax authorities. He is fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).
He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with an MPA Degree in Taxation (Highest Honors) and a BBA Degree in Accounting (High Honors). He completed the Senior Executive Program for China at Harvard Business School. He also has a law degree (Hons) from University of Cambridge.
He is a member of the AICPA and HKICPA. He won an award in the State of Texas for his CPA exam results. He was named by International Tax Review as a Leading Individual in Tax. He was the keynote speaker at the Asia Pacific Conference of the Emerging Markets Summit hosted by University of Chicago’s Booth Business School in April 2014.